August 29, 2019
Coraopolis, Pa – The Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society (RGS/AWS), a leader in forest wildlife conservation, have hired Britney Booth of Booth Media Group as editor of the award winning Covers Magazine (Formerly Ruffed Grouse Society Magazine). She will facilitate and develop story ideas with staff and other members of the communications team in order to broadcast the conservation mission of RGS/AWS via its quarterly membership publication.
A graduate of Western Michigan University, Britney holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism. After entering the outdoor industry post college, Britney leveraged her knowledge of digital marketing and communications to start Booth Media Group, a full-service consulting company that serves clients in the outdoor/hunting industry.
Britney has written for numerous publications in the outdoor and shooting markets. You can find her byline in American Hunter, Upland Almanac, Covers, Turkey Country, Game & Fish Magazine, African Hunting Gazette, GunUp, Ultimate Upland and OutdoorHub.
“After a national search, we have selected Britney Booth as our new Covers magazine editor. Britney is highly qualified and a true upland enthusiast. I am really excited for what Britney will bring to our magazine and communications overall,” commented Ben Jones, President & CEO, about the hire.
Britney will take the reins completely from long-time Covers editor Matt Soberg beginning with the Spring 2020 issue. Soberg will assist Britney and coordinate editorial efforts on his final issue for Winter 2019.
“I’m elated to accept the position as editor of Covers magazine, and hope to follow in the footsteps of the long line of editors before me in bringing this spectacular publication to life in a way that highlights the healthy forests, abundant wildlife and conservation ethic we all hold so dear,” remarked Booth about her new opportunity as editor.
Established in 1961, The Ruffed Grouse Society/American Woodcock Society is North America’s foremost conservation organization dedicated to preserving our sporting traditions by creating healthy forest habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other wildlife. RGS/AWS works with landowners and government agencies to develop critical habitat utilizing scientific management practices.
Information on RGS/AWS, its mission, management projects and membership can be found on the web at: www.ruffedgrousesociety.org.